International programs

Columbia, Trinity College Dublin start new dual B.A. program

Columbia and Trinity College start dual B.A. program modeled on an existing Columbia collaboration with France's Sciences Po. 

A year later the Trump administration's travel restrictions -- opposed by many in higher ed -- are having an impact

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Visa data suggest decreases in the number of individuals from countries affected by the travel ban coming to the U.S. as students or for short-term business travel, a category that includes travel related to academic conferences.

Controversial start-up university fires founding faculty members

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American University of Malta undertakes mass firings of faculty. The start-up institution, run by a for-profit company with no track record in higher education, has struggled to find students and is mired in environmental and political controversy in Malta.

Scholars and politicians raise concerns about the Chinese government's influence over international academe

Scholars and political leaders describe increasing concerns about Chinese government influence over teaching and research in the U.S. and Australia.

New book by former professor looks at Georgetown's campus in Qatar, warts and all

New book by a former professor looks at the tensions and struggles behind what author describes as Georgetown’s “bold, important and interesting” experiment to bring American liberal education to Qatar.

Qatar Foundation leader discusses Education City and the blockade's impact

Interview with leader from Qatar about the small country’s Education City, which has six U.S. university partners, and how it is coping with a blockade by five Arab nations.

Report looks at perceptions of third-party pathway programs for international students

New commissioned research from NAFSA: Association of International Educators looks at perceptions of partnering with corporate providers to establish pathway programs for international students.

Appeals court rejects revised version of Trump's travel ban

Decision says the administration’s policy discriminates unconstitutionally on the basis of religion.

Arizona embarks on plan to develop 25 global microcampuses

University of Arizona wants to establish more than 25 “microcampuses” -- capable of collectively educating more than 25,000 students -- at partner universities around the world.

Report on Confucius Institutes finds no smoking guns, but enough concerns to recommend closure

National Association of Scholars calls on universities to close their Confucius Institutes. Defenders say there's nothing sinister about the Chinese-backed centers.

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